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George de Mille, Anna - Henry George (1950)

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George de Mille, Anna - Henry George

Citizen of the World

Originally entitled The Life of Henry George

Edited by Don C. Shoemaker
With an Introduction by Agnes de Mille

Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1950

Hardcover, cloth
6.3 x 9.5 (15,5 x 24 cm.) tall
276 Pages

Stamp on the first free endpaper
Henry Georges youngest child, Anna Angela George De Mille, was born in San Francisco in 1877. She dedicated most of her life to preserving the legacy of her father and promoting his ideas. Anna George De Mille held numerous leadership roles in the single tax movement including vice president of the International Union for Land Value Taxation and Free Trade in London and director of the Robert Schalkenbach Foundation. She helped Oscar H. Geiger establish the Henry George School of Social Science in 1932 and served as president of the board of trustees. Anna George De Mille conducted several lecture tours in connection with the single tax movement including one in December 1946 of black universities in the Southern United States. She was a principal donor of material to the Henry George Collection at the New York Public Library.
In the 1940s, Anna George De Mille began working on a biography of her father, Citizen of the World, which appeared serially in the American Journal of Economics and Sociology. The University of North Carolina Press published the biography in book form in 1950 edited by Don C. Shoemaker with an introduction by Anna George De Milles daughter, the renowned dancer and choreographer Agnes George De Mille.
Following her mothers death in 1947, Agnes George De Mille donated many items and historical material from her familys collection to the Henry George School of Social Science in Philadelphia and New York. Agnes George De Mille played an essential role raising money and support for the in initial restoration of the Henry George Birthplace in 1957.

Book belonged originally to the Grondvest Foundation Arnhem . Please google

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